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Kahuku begins process of mascot change

By Jerry Campany on November 9, 2020

Kahuku High and Intermediate School administration will change the school’s mascot after more than seven decades of being the Red Raiders, according to a letter written by Kahuku principal Donna Lindsey. Lindsey will start exploring a new identity for the school after the Hawaii State Department of Education’s Civil Rights Compliance Branch received complaints that the moniker “Red Raiders” and the use of the tomahawk chop by fans are disrespectful and potentially discriminatory to Native Americans. KHIS CRCB Response to […]

Saint Louis junior Taven Hathaway overpowers mainland foes

By Paul Honda on October 8, 2020

The grind has been good to Taven Hathaway. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound junior from Saint Louis has kept working, throwing, hitting, fielding since day one of the first COVID-19 lockdown on Oahu. The right-hander got some action at the Hawaii Sandlot Classic in August. Last weekend, he played with Team Hawaii in the HeadFirst Academic Showcase and Junior Fall Classic. In the Fall Classic, he was 4-for-5 at the plate with two walks and was hit by pitch once. He pitched […]

ALMOST FAMOUS: 2001 Iolani Raiders

By Jerry Campany on July 1, 2020

Hawaii Prep World will highlight 10 of the best football teams in Oahu history that never earned a division, league or state crown. For a team to be on this list, it inevitably had to have suffered an upset loss that probably lived with the players and coaches for a long time. Teams are ranked by positive point differential, excluding the 2010 Kahuku and 2018 St. Francis squads that had games wiped out due to the use of an ineligible […]


ALMOST FAMOUS: 2003 Kapolei Hurricanes

By Jerry Campany on June 30, 2020

Hawaii Prep World will highlight 10 of the best football teams in Oahu history that never earned a division, league or state crown. For a team to be on this list, it inevitably had to have suffered an upset loss that probably lived with the players and coaches for a long time. Teams are ranked by positive point differential, excluding the 2010 Kahuku and 2018 St. Francis squads that had games wiped out due to the use of an ineligible […]

ALMOST FAMOUS: 1970 Waipahu Marauders

By Jerry Campany on June 29, 2020

Hawaii Prep World will highlight 10 of the best football teams in Oahu history that never earned a division, league or state crown. Teams are ranked on this list by positive point differential, excluding the 2010 Kahuku and 2018 St. Francis squads that had games wiped out due to the use of an ineligible player. Add in those teams, and the Red Raiders would be No. 1 on the list and the Saints would be No. 3. They suffered their […]

Mid-Pacific suspends three sports for upcoming season

By Hawaii Prep World on June 15, 2020

Fall football took a hit today when Mid-Pacific President Paul Turnbull outlined his school’s plan for reopening amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The school intends on opening for in-class instruction on August 17 but will not participate in three sports, two in the fall and one in the winter. That means no football, cheerleading or wrestling. Mid-Pacific students participate as the Pac-Five conglomerate in those sports and have since HUMMERS was established in 1974. The letter cited limiting “daily physical interactions […]

Hawaii honors four officials with HOF bid

By Jerry Campany on June 1, 2020

The Hawaii Sports Officials Hall of Fame will get four more members, but they will have to wait until Sept. 5, 2021 to be inducted. The organization, which was established in 2017, intends on inducting eight legends next year after postponing its induction ceremony. When the next four are announced next year, there will be 23 officials in the Hall of Fame. The first round of inductees have more than 100 years of combined experience in four different sports. The […]

1992 Hall of Honor

By Jerry Campany on May 24, 2020

The latest class of the Hall of Honor will be announced at midnight, we will randomly look back at past classes since the program began in 1983. Here is the 1992 class: Kalei Arnold, Violet Carrillo, Glenn Freitas, Kena Heffernan, Ryan Ideta, Marcus Malepeai, Ikaika Malloe, Kaipo McGuire, Robert Medeiros, Kahea Schuckert, Ana Vidinha, Simeon Vierra